Pictures of the Week: May 4 – May 11

Lightbox May 4, 2012
Amr Abdallah Dalsh—Reuters
May 4, 2012. Two men on a scooter ride near soldiers on military vehicles at Abbasiya square near Egypt's Defence Ministry in Cairo.

From violence in Cairo and France’s presidential elections to flash floods in Nepal and the 138th Kentucky Derby, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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